Several healthcare organization leaders discussed easing access to patient data and creating a stronger data sharing infrastructure, which could assist with improving care for patients, at the 2023 State of Reform Northern California Health Policy Conference. One caveat is ensuring the continued protection of patient privacy. Several panelists shared their personal experiences with the state’s … Read more

Gov. Gavin Newsom wrapped up the 2021-22 legislative session by signing numerous bills into law. These newly signed bills include key health measures concerning patient health information, e-prescriptions, physician licenses, and health plan coverage of COVID-19 treatments.     Senate Bill 1419, sponsored by Sen. Josh Becker (D – Menlo Park), will expand the existing … Read more